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Psychopharmacology: From Theory to Practice

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Oxford University Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16903420

ISBN: 0195022157

Condition: Fair


0195022157 557 pages. Integrates the theoretical aspects of biological psychiatry with the practical treatment issues confronting physicians. Front flyleaf removed. Name stroked out inside front cover. College markings and above-average wear externally. Contents tight and square. A useful working copy. View more info

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Catecholamines: Bridging Basic Science with Clinical Medicine

By: N/A

Price: $89.95

Publisher: USA, Academic Press: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 157C9021

ISBN: 0120329433

Condition: Fine


0120329433 1084 pages. Index. Prior owner's details atop front free endpaper otherwise clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy. View more info

Therapeutics in Geriatric Neuropsychiatry

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Wiley: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 52506899

ISBN: 0471979473

Condition: Fine


0471979473 160 pages including index and references. This handbook is unique in bridging the various levels of clinical geriatric psychiatry, giving readers an up-to-date account of the new drugs available and how common neuromedical and psychiatric problems are approached in the elderly. Has three distinct themes 1. the neurodegenerative disorders - diagnosis and treatment 2. the psychiatric syndromes and behavioural presentations 3. other disciplines - nursing and psychology. No wear. No markings. Front endpaper removed. Each theme is discussed in detail, providing comprehensive and va... View more info

Psychologists Caught: A Psycho-Logic of Psychology

By: Brandt, Louis W.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Univ of Toronto Pr: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 52208772

ISBN: 0802065082

Condition: Very Good


0802065082 298 pages including index and bibliography. A psychology that cannot explain how human beings develop psychological systems, theories, research methods, techniques, and treatments falls short of its goal. Author expains how close to the goal various systems come. Demonstrates how each school of psychology is bound by a number of frameworks in which the psychologist is caught. Discusses the role played by different language backgrounds, interests and value systems, concpetualizations of the natural sciences, tastes, and religious systems, in determining the kind of psychology any... View more info

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Combat Stress in the 20th Century: The Commonwealth Perspective

By: Copp, Terry; Humphries, Mark Osborne

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, Canadian Defence Academy Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 233G1305

ISBN: 1100127267

Condition: Very Good


1100127267 595 pages. Index. Glossary. Bibliography. "Designed to introduce readers to the history of the ways in which combat stress reaction and its aftermath have been interpreted by soldiers and psychiatrists in the British Empire and Commonwealth... The authors' purpose is to illustrate the various approaches psychiatrists have employed in their attempts to understand causation, prevention and treatment of both immediate and delayed combat stress reactions." - from back cover. Light wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

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Maclean's, Canada's Weekly Newsmagazine - April (Apr.) 13, 1993 - Wayne Gretzky Cover Photo

By: Deacon, James; Jenish, D'Arcy; DeMont, John; Richler, Mordecai; et al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838H0146

Condition: Good


76 pages. Features: Preston Manning and the Reform Party seek top-drawer candidates; John Gotti convicted; Passing of Adam Marshall and Paul Henreid; Costly Faceoff - NHL faces challenge to restore fan faith after players strike - article with colour photos of Gretzky, Trevor Linden, Guy Carbonneau, and Don Cherry with his dog Blue; Canadians protest European Cod fishing just outside Canada's 200-mile limit; Mordecau Richler explains why Anglophones are leaving Quebec; Anglophones at a Crossroads in Quebec - article with photos and brief write-ups of Katherine Petcher, Anwer Mehkeri and the M... View more info

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An Introduction to Forensic Psychiatry in the Criminal Courts

By: East, W. Norwood

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York, William Wood & Company: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 511H2774

Condition: Good


x, 381 pages. Index. "It has been suggested to me that the experience gained through the many years in which I was chiefly concerned with the ascertainment of mental disorder and defect, in accused persons coming before the courts, should afford some help to others similarly engaged. This book is the result." - Preface. Author was a medical doctor, medical inspector of H.M. Prisons, England and Wales; Inspector of Retreats under the Inebriates Acts, Lecturer on Criminology and Forensic Psychiatry, Maudsley Hospital, and Senior Medical Officer, H.M. Prison, Brixton, etc. Most of th... View more info

Bodies under Siege: Self-mutilation and Body Modification in Culture and Psychiatry

By: Favazza, Armando R.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, U.S.A., Johns Hopkins University Press: 1996

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 52208535

ISBN: 0801853001

Condition: Very Good


0801853001 373 pages including index. Skin cutting and burning, biting off fingertips, even castration and eye enucleation are acts of self-mutilation generally associated with mental illness. But, according to Dr. Armando Favazza, these horrifying behaviors have important parallels to culturally sanctioned practices such as body piercing, tattooing, branding, and other forms of body modification. "A comprehensive historical, anthropological, ethnological, and clinical account of self-mutilation." - Journal of the American Medical Association. Unmarked. Light wear. Some curling t... View more info

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Unconscious God

By: Frankl, Viktor E.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Simon & Schuster: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 566A5702

ISBN: 0671224263

Condition: Good


0671224263 161 pages. Index, Bibliography. "The founder of logotherapy and world famous psychiatrist explores the reality and significance to all men of the concept of God." - from front cover. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding sound. Nice working copy. View more info

The History of Shock Treatment

By: Franz G. Alexander; E. Fuller Torrey; David Bayne Kinneir; L. M. Shirlaw; Mark D. Altschule; Victor A. Gonda; John Birch; William St. Clare

Price: $199.95

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, U.S.A., Leonard Roy Frank: 1978

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 51101627

ISBN: 0960137610

Condition: Fair


0960137610 206 pages including glossary, bibliography and index. Abundantly illustrated in black and white. An anthology of more than 250 chronologically arranged exerpts and articles by proponents and opponents of psychiatry's most controversial procedure, which every year is administered to hundreds of thousands of people throughout the world. "A compelling and important addition to the lay literature in this field" - Jessica Mitford, author of The American Way of Death. "What the rack and the stake were to the Inquisition, what the concentration camp and the gas chamber were... View more info

Secret World of Drawings: Healing Through Art

By: Furth, Gregg M.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Boston, MA, Sigo Pr: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 52208229

ISBN: 0938434462

Condition: Very Good


0938434462 147 pages plus index. Makes the very rich tool of picture interpretation available to therapist and layman alike. Spontaneous drawings are one of the most radically effective yet accessible tools at the analyst's disposal. Prior owner's name inside front cover. Minimal highlighting. Light wear. View more info

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Neurosis and the Social Environment (PERSONALITY, PSYCHOPATHOLOGY, AND PSYCHOTHERAPY (ACADEMIC PR))

By: Henderson, Scott

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Australia, Academic Pr: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 353A0681

ISBN: 0123405807

Condition: Very Good


0123405807 279 pages. Index. References. "An account of a field study on the epidemiology of neurosis." - from dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Moderate wear. dust jacket. Quality copy. View more info

Old Scapes, New Maps - A Training Program for Psychotherapy Supervisors

By: Hoffman, Ludmila W.

Price: $59.89

Publisher: USA, Milusik Press: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 52203830

Condition: Fine


223 pages including two indeces. Author continues the pursuit of her long standing interest in the education and training of professional psychologists. A valuable resource for instructors of graduate programs in Psychology, Social Work, Psychiatric Nursing, Psychiatry and Counseling. Clean, crisp and unmarked with negligible wear. Excellent copy. View more info

Ordinary Heroes

By: John Gardam

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Burnstown, ON, Canada, General Store Publishing House: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 16101945

ISBN: 0919431585

Condition: Fine


0919431585 205 pages including index. An eloquent collection of stories of over forty Canadian heroes of World War Two. All were ordinary men and women before volunteering to serve, and each reveals in their own way a gallantry, courage and perserverance that Canadians will take pride in. Includes black and white illustrations. Clean and unmarked with very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

How to Improve Your Memory and Concentration

By: Kellett, Michael

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Monarch Pr: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 44105192

ISBN: 0671492373

Condition: Good


0671492373 First Printing. 166 pages. Reviews physiological, environmental and psychological factors affecting memory, shows how to avoid memory lapses, analyzes memory problems, and provides excercises and self-tests for evaluating memory improvement. View more info

World We Want

By: Kingwell, Mark

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Penguin Canada: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 56608584

ISBN: 0140288783

Condition: Very Good


0140288783 250 pages including index. Exploring the idea of citizenship in the evolving post-national context, author argues that old ideas of civic belonging, historically tied to blood, belief and law, need to be reconceived. Argues for a new model that will give voice and structure to our longing to be part of something larger than we are. "Appeals to the thoughtful reader who thrives on insights into the way humans interact or who enjoys a rich tapestry of concepts and ideas and the thinkers behind them." - The Globe and Mail. Minor underlining and marginalia upon several pages... View more info

The Place of Birth

By: Kitzinger, Sheila; Davis, John A.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Oxford, UK, Oxford University Press: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 52508094

ISBN: 0192612387

Condition: Good


0192612387 265 pages including index. A multidisciplinary study of the environment in which childbirth takes place in developed countries. Carefully defines the conditions under which childbirth at home is or is not advisable. Examines birth at home as a reasonable alternative to hospital confinement for those women who are not 'at risk.' Argues that the proportion of confinements at home should be increased for emotional, sociological, and financial reasons. Suggests improvements for hospital confinements. Written for all those caring professionally for mother and babies, in obsetrics, ... View more info

Trust Yourself: You Have the Power

By: Larsen, Tony

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Impact Pub: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 86502046

ISBN: 0915166186

Condition: Very Good


0915166186 248 pages including list of recommended reading. A holistic guide to personal development, as readable as the daily paper. "I've never come a cross a more readable self-help book! What's more, Tony Larsen is practical and has common sense... unusually good!" - Robert E. Alberti Ph.D., Co-Author, Your Perfect Right. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

Medical Anthropology In Ecological Perspective: Second Edition (Soviet Union and Eastern Europe)

By: McElroy, Ann; Townsend, Patricia K

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Westview Press: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 61300380

ISBN: 0813307422

Condition: Good


0813307422 453 pages. This new edition pays increased attention to ethnomedicine, cultural psychiatry, and the critical anthropology of health. Unmarked. Average wear and soiling. Solid working copy. View more info

Soul Mates Internati

By: Moore, Thomas

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Harper Perennial: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44206737

ISBN: 0060924969

Condition: Very Good


0060924969 267 pages. Develops ideas expressed in author's previous book, Care of the Soul: The soul has a strong desire and need for intimacy, and it loves vernacular life - the particular place, family, friends, and neighbourhood that are part of our daily lives. The soul doesn't thrive on grand schemes of salvation or on smooth, uncluttered principles, nor does it thrive on theories and creeds. Emphasis is upon deepening and enriching our imagination. Only light wear. Unmarked. View more info